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Class 2 Device Recall CryoPatch SG Pulmonary Human Cardiac Patch

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  Class 2 Device Recall CryoPatch SG Pulmonary Human Cardiac Patch see related information
Date Initiated by Firm November 10, 2020
Create Date December 21, 2020
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 26, 2021
Recall Number Z-0653-2021
Recall Event ID 86890
510(K)Number K101866  
Product Classification Patch, pledget and intracardiac, petp, ptfe, polypropylene - Product Code DXZ
Product CryoPatch SG Pulmonary Human Cardiac Patch. The patch is cryopreserved in a tissue culture medium containing cryoprotectants within the innermost pouch of a three-pouch packaging system. The packaging system not only withstands ultracold temperatures, but also allows for aseptic introduction of the patch into the operating environment. Supercooling by liquid nitrogen boost is begun prior to crystallization to minimize ice crystal damage to the patch matrix. Finally, the patch is transferred for long-term storage at or below 135¿ C. CryoPatch SG is distributed in three anatomic configurations: pulmonary hemi-artery, pulmonary trunk and pulmonary branch.
Code Information Model/Catalog Number: SGP020 Serial Numbers: 11677186, 11679112, and 11681763 UDI: 00877234000485
Recalling Firm/
CryoLife, Inc.
1655 Roberts Blvd Nw
Kennesaw GA 30144-3632
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
On November 10, 2020, it was discovered that there are post- processing microbial culture test failures for other allografts, processed using a TRIS saline solution lot that was also used in processing allografts subjected to the recall.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Material/Component Contamination
Action A Recall notification letter titled "Urgent - Voluntary Human Tissue Recall" was sent to consignees via email or hand delivered by firm representatives. On 11-Nov-2020, 4 letters were delivered to consignees. On 12-Nov-2020, 2 letters were delivered to consignees. The letter instructs the consignee to complete and return the enclosed postcard affirming that they received the notification. The affected product should be quarantined and returned to CryoLife immediately, if it has not been implanted. CryoLife Field Representatives were to provide information necessary to arrange for the return of the affected product. If the product has been implanted and the consignee has questions or requires clarification, the consignee is to contact Dr. Gregory Ray, CryloLife Medical Director at 800-438-8285.
Quantity in Commerce 2 units
Distribution Distributed nationwide to GA, AZ, TX, MO, and OK.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = DXZ and Original Applicant = CRYOLIFE, INC.